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Wayne’s Green Team speaks at first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City

Pictured at the first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City, Mo., are (from left) John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing Co.; Brian Pugh, Waste Reduction Coordinator for City of Fayetteville, Ark.; Sandy Brown, Chair of the Wayne Green Team; and Mike Utz, President of Ripple Glass. (Contributed photo) The City of Wayne Green Team participated […]

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BRAN riders enjoy a beautiful day, warm welcome in Wayne

The Wayne High cheerleaders greeted BRAN bikers Wednesday as they traveled the final mile of the route from North Bend to Wayne along the walking trail that led to the Summer Sports Complex and Wayne Rugby Park. More than 250 bikers made their way to Wayne as part of the 37th annual Bike Ride Across […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Bike Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) — 06/05/2017

On this special edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we talk with Irene Fletcher of the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce as final preparations are completed for the upcoming Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) which will make a stop here in Wayne on Wednesday. Plenty of activities and events going on during the […]

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Wayne’s Eagles Club keeps the family atmosphere going 40 years later

Cheryl Henschke (left) and Jan Gamble look over some old scrapbooks from the 40-year history of the Wayne Eagles Club. The club has scrapbooks detailing the club’s history all the way back to its beginnings here in 1977. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Eagles Club has been a downtown fixture in Wayne for four […]

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Plenty of cheers, high fives for area athletes at Spring Sprints

Wayne High students Emily Matthes (left) and Morgan Keating encourage a South Sioux City runner to race to the finish line during the fifth-annual Spring Sprints at Wayne High School’s Kern Stadium. About 170 special education students from across Northeast Nebraska enjoyed a sunny afternoon’s worth of events. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) “TOOOOO THE […]

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Local Girls On The Run program growing

About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]

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Runza night raises money for Wayne Elementary

It was standing-room only inside with a long line of cars patiently making their way through the drive-through last week at the Runza Restaurant in Wayne. The annual Wayne Elementary Night event at the restaurant raised $505 as part of a fundraiser put on by the Wayne Elementary Boosters, the highest total raised for a […]

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